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Princeton University Library Research Grants for 2016–2017


Unless otherwise noted, these grants have been funded by the Friends of the Princeton University Library.

Rachel Cope, “Sanctification and Friendship in the Correspondence of Catherine Livingston Garrettson,” Manuscripts Division. 

Vladimir Cvetković, “ G.V. Florovsky: Rise and Decline of the Orthodox Ecumenism 19541968,” Manuscripts Division. 

Ben Davidson, “Freedom's Generation: Coming of Age in the Era of Emancipation,” Cotsen’ Children’s Library, Manuscripts Division, Rare Book Division, University Archives, with funding provided by the Cotsen Fund. 

Garrett Davidson, “Paratextual Transmission Notes in the Hadith Manuscripts of the Garrett Collection,” Manuscripts Division. 

Norberto Osvaldo Ferreras, “The Rubber Boom and Forced Labor in Brazilian Amazonia (1880-1950),” Public Policy Papers. 

James Ford, “Disheveling the Origins: Impossible Canonicity and African Diasporic Writing,” Rare Book Division, with funding from the Sid Lapidus ’59 Research Fund for Studies of the Age of Revolution and the Enlightenment in the Atlantic World. 

Carey Gibbons, “The Distinction and Reduction of the Female Body in Art Deco Illustration,” Graphic Arts Collection, with funding from the Elmer Adler Fund. 

Pavla Gkantzios Drapelova, “Study of the Antiochene Coins in the Numismatic Collection at the Princeton Library,” Numismatics Collection, with funding from the Council of the Humanities. 

Konstantina Georgiou, “20th Century Poetry Translators from Modern Greek into English,” Manuscripts Division, Rare Book Division. 

Joseph Harmon, “The Sale of the Biens Ecclésiastiques: A Crisis of Faith,” Rare Book Division. 

William Hart, “I Am a Man: Martin Freeman and the Cant of Colonization,” Rare Book Division, University Archives, with funding from the Rare Book Fund. 

Christina Ionescu, “The Random House Candide (19281975): The Story of a Masterpiece of American Typography and Illustration,” Graphic Arts Collection, Manuscripts Division, Rare Book Division. 

Andrew Keener, “Staging Translation: Cosmopolitan Vernaculars in Shakespeare's England,” Rare Book Division, Scheide Library. 

Andrew Kirkendall, “The Kennedy Brothers, Liberal Democrats, and Cold War Latin America,” Public Policy Papers.  

Martha Klironomos, “George Seferis Papers,” Manuscripts Division, Rare Book Division. 

Bryan McAllister-Grande, “Educating for Freedom: Totalitarianism and the Liberal Arts at Harvard, Princeton, and Yale, 1930 1950,” Manuscripts Division, University Archives. 

Marvin Menniken, “Between Conservatism, Cold War and Counterculture – The American Legion in California, 1950 1980,” Public Policy Papers. 

Janis Nalbadidacis, “In the Dungeons of the Dictatorship. Torture Centers in Argentina and Greece during the Period of Dictatorship,” Manuscripts Division, with funding from the Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies Hellenic Studies. 

Ana Rodríguez Navas, “‘Revelaciones íntimas’: Gossip, Dissent, and the Public Sphere,” Manuscripts Division, with funding from the Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS).

Keith O’Sullivan, “The Horse as Romantic Symbol in Children’s Literature and Illustration from the Late Eighteenth Century to the Present Day,” Cotsen Children’s Library, with funding from the Cotsen Fund. 

Maria Papadopoulou, “Between City and Cosmos: Mapping Alexandria and the Oikoumene. A Study in Cartographic Heritage,” Rare Book Division, Historic Maps Collection, with funding from the Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies Hellenic Studies.

Rafael Rossotto Ioris, “Friend or Foe? United States Images of Brazil and American Policies in the Country of the Future during the Implementation of the Alliance for Progress,” Public Policy Papers. 

Frances Saddington, “The Soviet Children's Picture Book 19171932,” Cotsen Children’s Library, with funding from the Cotsen Fund. 

Lucas Sheaffer, “Damming the American Imagination,” Manuscripts Division.

Joanna Slawatyniec, “When Science is for Sale – Edwin W. Kemmerer – a 1920’s Bond Man or the International Man of Mystery? Inquisitions into the Mystery of Value,” Manuscripts Division, Public Policy Papers.

Raji Soni, “The Idiomatic Sublime, or les petits abîmes: Kant in the Archive of Derrida’s La Vérité en Peinture,” Rare Book Division.

Madeline Steiner, “Public Performances, Private Pullmans: Traveling Black Performers on the Rails in Jim Crow America,” Manuscripts Division.

Francesca Tancini, “Walter Crane: Apostle of Art for the Nursery,” Cotsen Children’s Library, Graphic Arts, Manuscripts Division, Rare Book Division, with funding from the Cotsen Fund and the Elmer Adler Fund.

Rachel Taylor, “Material Beginnings: The "Natural" Origins of David E. Lilienthal's Theory of Development,” Manuscripts Division, Public Policy Papers, with funding from the Seeley G. Mudd Fund.

Karine Walther, “The American Mission: God, Oil and Modernity in the Arabian Gulf, 18901950,” Public Policy Papers.

Dafna Zur, “Engineering the Future: Science, Literature and Education in Colonial and PostColonial Korea,” Cotsen Children’s Library.